Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197  full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.  Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

Closing Date: 3/20/2020

State: Texas

URL: http://www.kxan.com

Experience:

Anchor weekend evening newscasts at the most-watched station in Austin.  Be part of an innovative newsroom that values your ideas and encourages creative storytelling.  Live in one of the most desired cities in the nation, the “Live Music Capital of the World,” “America`s Next Great Food Town” and home to some of the best hiking and biking trails in the country.

KXAN News is looking for an experienced weekend news anchor and general assignment reporter with a track record of leadership in the newsroom.  Must have examples of reporting that show you’re a fit with KXAN’s in-depth, investigative brand and passionate about stories that impact people’s lives. Must excel at cultivating sources and covering a beat to uncover stories.

Requirements:

  • Deliver authentic, dynamic storytelling as a reporter and anchor.
  • Build network of sources to generate story ideas, break news and stay ahead of competitors.
  • Pitch, research and develop stories with an in-depth, investigative approach.
  • Present clear, compelling live shots, standups and unscripted breaking news.
  • Prioritize reporting on and engaging with digital/social platforms in daily workflow.
  • Show urgency in breaking news and exhaust all options to get the story.
  • Produce accurate, complete and compelling content on deadline.
  • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Promote teamwork and collaboration with all station personnel.
  • Possess exceptional research skills.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education)
  • Five (5) years television anchoring or reporting experience required

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!